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As a member of the MySQL Community, you already know how important it is to have the ability to advocate the needs of users and to share feedback on how to keep growing the function and performance of the database. The IOUG is committed to supporting the MySQL community and maintaining the MySQL database, and we are pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2012 MySQL Council!First Name Last Name Title Company Country Alexandre Almeida CTO HTI Tecnologia Brazil Sheeri Cabral DBA/Architect Mozilla United States Laine Campbell Principal and CEO PalominoDB United States Patrick Galbraith Senior Engineer Cloud Data Services Hewlett Packard United States Bradley Kuszmaul Chief Architect [Read more...]
Pythian is pleased to announce our speaking schedule at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld 2011, October 2-6, 2011 in San Francisco, CA.
We’re excited to be joined by our customers Western Union, and Worldwide Technologies (WWT) as we present real-world experiences and project success. If you’re attending, don’t miss the chance to hear our team of experts. Bring your toughest questions to be answered as they relate to any of the subjects below.[Read more...]
In the land of the MySQL council, the IOUG has created a survey asking for community feedback on the future of the council and the IOUG’s programming for MySQL. This is an excellent opportunity for us to shape how the largest independent user group supporting Oracle technologies helps our community grow and work with Oracle going forward.
As an example, I participated, as the the Chair of the MySQL Council, in a call with Luke Kowalski to talk about communicating with the community so as to avoid fomenting the FUD that our community has been plagued with for the last several years during the two acquisitions. He has offered to[Read more...]
One of the leading performance gurus, Kellyn Pederson is letting us know how she is finding the initial months at Pythian and she rightly praises her fabulous team mates Mark Brinsmead, Paul Logan, and Andy Klock.
The famous Oracle Database Junkie – Arup Nanda, blogs more about Interested Transaction Lists.
Universal Connection Pool, Oracle’s next[Read more...]
Monday through Wednesday this week Oracle hosted nearly 200 community leaders from across the globe to talk about their communities, the products and interactions with Oracle. This year was the first year the communities from Oracle’s Sun acquisition were included.
I was traveling with the well connected IOUG [Independent Oracle Users Group] and representing the MySQL Council. In this capacity, I had the opportunity to speak with Luke Kowalski – VP, Corporate Architecture Group; Roseanne Park – Senior Director, Customer Support, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Oracle VM and MySQL about MySQL and what the Oracle acquisition means for the product and the community. It was reassuring to hear a consistent message that MySQL[Read more...]
My calendar is filling up with speaking engagements about MySQL at various events quickly. Here is a list of events for the coming months where I'll be present:
I’m super excited to point all of our readers to the IOUG press release announcing the formation of the MySQL Council.
January 13, 2011 – The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), a community of more than 20,000 international database and technology professionals representing large, medium and small businesses, government agencies and educational institutions, today announced the formation of the MySQL Council..
I additionally have the privilege of leading this council in it’s first year and helping the MySQL community engage with the IOUG putting to use the relationship and history that the IOUG has with Oracle to help MySQL maintain and grow our community.
I’m looking forward to the next meeting of the MySQL Council where we will be ratifying the charter[Read more...]
Andy outlines a number of ways in which they are collaborating with the MySQL users and community. Here is an excerpt...
IOUG is looking forward to providing a platform for MySQL users to gather virtually and physically year-round. To start, we are helping support local MySQL events, such as OpenSQL Camp in October 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.
But we are most excited to present 120 MySQL educational sessions, given by MySQL users and key industry partners, which will be held at our annual COLLABORATE conference in Orlando, Florida, April 10-14, 2011. Not only will there[Read more...]
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